Occupational Therapist - Community

  • Full time permanent role based in Greymouth
  • Registered Occupational Therapist with current APC
  • Experienced Occupational Therapist with a background in Community Occupational Therapy 
  • Strong communication skills and client focused approach

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many


What you’ll do with your time

  • Dealing with a caseload of adult patients with diverse needs
  • Assessments and treatments for our patients.
  • Education of our patients and their families.

In this role you will be a key member of the team our Complex Clinical Care Network based in the community & be involved in the ongoing development of service delivery to those who would benefit from community based rehabilitation. This includes early supported discharge, contributing to the fracture liaison service and prevention of unnecessary admissions to Aged Residential Care and Secondary Services.

We are looking for someone with the following traits 

  • Excellent team player & builder of relationships
  • Great organisational skills & case management skills
  • Comfortable to work with a high level of autonomy


What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference. 

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development 

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities. 


Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this. 

What’s Next

Apply online via our website, or contact us on careers@westcoastdhb.health.nz 

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 


Permanent/Full Time

Job no: WC236441

Location: Buller and Northern Areas, Greymouth, Reefton

Closing Date: Sunday, 11 August 2019